mine: joy williams

Someone once told me a story about long term relationships. To think of them as a continent to explore. I could spend a lifetime backpacking through Africa, and I would still never know all there is to know about that continent. To stay the course, to stay intentional, to stay curious and connected – that’s the heart of it. But it’s so easy to lose track of the trail, to get tired, to want to give up, or to want a new adventure. It can be so easy to lose sight of the goodness and mystery within the person sitting right in front of you.
—  Joy Williams
The Sound of Silence (feat. Hudson Taylor) (Live)
  • The Sound of Silence (feat. Hudson Taylor) (Live)
  • Joy Williams
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And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon god they made
And the sign flashed out its warning
In the words that it was forming
And the sign said, “The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls”
And whispered in the sounds of silence

someone once told me about long term relationships…to think of them as a continent to explore. i could spend a lifetime backpacking through africa, and I would still never know all there is to know about that continent. to stay the course, to stay intentional, to stay curious and connected…that’s the heart of it. but it’s so easy to lose track of the trail, to get tired, to want to give up, or to want a new adventure. it can be so easy to lose sight of the goodness and mystery within the person sitting right in front of you.
—  joy williams
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“I love that I got to sing this with someone who I have shared my pains and my stories with for quite some time.” – yelyahwilliams on Paramore’s new version of “Hate to See Your Heart Break” featuring Joy Williams